30 US cities had been conned with ‘cultural partnership’ by the ‘non-existent country’ Kailasa4 min read
A couple of days after Newark metropolis in New Jersey stated that it was scammed when it signed an settlement to turn into the sister metropolis of the ‘Hindu nation Kailasa’ established by Swamy Nithyananda, as a result of the nation doesn’t exist, now experiences have emerged that the ‘United States of Kailasa’ had established ‘cultural partnerships’ with over 30 US cities.
According to the web site of Kailasa, there are greater than 30 cities within the US which have signed a cultural partnership with it, together with Richmond, Virginia, Dayton, Ohio, Buena Park, Florida and others unfold everywhere in the nation.
Detailing the findings, Fox News anchor James Watters stated, “We are finding out the supreme fake pontiff has a long list of cities he has duped.” He talked about that sure American localities had been contacted to gauge their opinions on concluding a cope with the fictional nation, “And so far most of the cities have confirmed these proclamations are in fact true.”
A faux Indian guru scammed 30 American cities #FoxNews pic.twitter.com/Xhpc3XIzZO
— Jesse Watters Primetime (@jesseprimetime) March 16, 2023
Jacksonville in North Carolina informed the information channel, “Our proclamations with Kailasa are not an endorsement. They are a response to a request and we do not verify the requested information.”
Fox News slammed the cities for failing to ‘Google’ any details about the so-called nation. “If someone wants a proclamation, someone gets a proclamation. They’ll just say you’re an exotic Hindu Island and they’ll name a street after you,” he stated additional.
The information channel revealed that these operating the federal authorities had been additionally falling for the fake nation, not merely mayors or metropolis councils. The anchor emphasised that two members of Congress, Congresswoman Norma Torres of California and a member of the House Appropriations Committee had additionally awarded Kailasa ‘special congressional recognition,’ in line with the self-styled guru.
Earlier this month, Susan Garofalo, Press Secretary within the Department of Communications, City of Newark, acknowledged, “We learned about the circumstances surrounding Kailasa, the City of Newark immediately took action and rescinded the sister city agreement,” on January 18.
“Based on deception, the ceremony was groundless and void. Although this was a regrettable incident, the City of Newark remains committed to partnering with people from diverse cultures in order to enrich each other with connectivity, support, and mutual respect,” she added.
Who is Nithyananda?
Nithyananda’s actual identify is Arunachalam Rajasekaran. He was born in Tamil Nadu, India, on January 1, 1978. He alleges that in one in all his non secular encounters with the mystic, Mahavatar Babaji gave him the identify Nithyananda. In 2002, he started to make public appearances as a non secular chief.
In 2003, the Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam Ashram was based in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He gained an enormous following as a result of his claims of possessing superpower skills and being an enlightened soul.
A self-proclaimed godman, Nithyananda is the principle accused in a number of instances in India, together with rape, torture, kidnapping, and wrongful confinement of youngsters, beneath the Indian Penal Code (IPC). He can be being reportedly investigated by French authorities for an alleged fraud of $400,000.
He fled India in 2019 and created a so-called nation often called the ‘United States of Kailasa (USK),’ additionally known as ‘Kailasa,’ in the identical yr.
What is Kailasa?
‘Kailasa’ or ‘United States of Kailasa’ is a so-called impartial Hindu nation established by Nithyananda, which is reportedly positioned off the coast of Ecuador. According to its web site, it has its personal passport, flag, and even a Bank named ‘Reserve Bank of Kailasa.’ Nithyananda even introduced flights to his nation in December 2020. It is even providing free e-citizenship to folks.
On the web site of Kailasa, it’s described as ‘the greatest Hindu nation’ on Earth. It is a ‘Nation without borders created by dispossessed Hindus who lost the right to practise Hinduism authentically in their own countries’.
It even claims to have established diplomatic relations with and has acquired recognition from nations, states, and world leaders throughout the globe. However, the web site lacks an important element, any bodily deal with. It doesn’t checklist any deal with, doesn’t have any map displaying its location on the globe, and doesn’t point out its geographical location.
In reality, although Kaisala has an internet site stuffed with plenty of info, there is no such thing as a details about its location, and due to this fact there is no such thing as a proof that the ‘Hindu nation actually exists. While reports claim that Nithyananda bought an island near South America, there is no evidence of it. Moreover, while it is possible to purchase islands, such purchases don’t make them sovereign, the island continues to be a part of the nation that controls it.
Last month, the representatives of ‘Kailasa’ had been even seen at two UN public conferences in Geneva in a bid to realize recognition and acceptance at a world discussion board, the place they claimed Nithyananda is ‘persecuted’ by India.
A territory can’t be known as a rustic till it has a everlasting inhabitants, a authorities, and the flexibility to work together with different international locations, in line with the 1933 Montevideo Convention, which is a part of customary worldwide regulation. Therefore, United Nations doesn’t recognise ‘Kailasa’ as a rustic.